donkey donkey  /ˈdɑŋ ki/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  2. (n) domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn

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Usage(s):

  1. The donkey has long been the popular symbol of the Democratic Party.
  2. A donkey carries election supplies to a rural polling station in Sighawar, Afghanistan.
  3. Parents disappear or die; stepmothers plot the murder of their charges; a boy skips school and turns into a donkey.

News

  1. E3: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze First Impressions

    Donkey Kong successfully returned to consoles in 2010 with a brand new side scrolling platformer, and now Nintendo will be delivering a sequel to Donkey Kong Country Returns in the form of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze . The plot of the game will see Donkey Kong's home island invaded by vikings, which will consist of entirely different animals from the pirate Kremlings of the original ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  2. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Impressions

    Retro's next title isn't Metroid as speculated, it's a next-gen sequel to the excellent Donkey Kong Country Returns for the Wii. As such, it's a 2D platformer that features the same demanding platforming as DKC Returns. However, the move to Wii U has allowed Retro to add a level of visual fidelity and polish that far exceeds what we saw on the Wii. Donkey Kong looks great in HD, and we witnessed ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  3. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze hits Wii U in November [Update: Trailer]

    Nintendo just revealed a new side-scrolling Wii U adventure for Donkey Kong, which also sees the return of Dixie Kong. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is barreling onto the Wii U later this year. Update: Nintendo's press release notes Tropical Freeze is bringing its Donkey Kong brand of cool to the Wii U this November. Gallery: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (E3 2013) Donkey Kong ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Joystiq

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Quotes

  1. "You didn't even notice," Robinson said. "We're like Shrek and Donkey. You can't separate us."
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Nate Robinson Source: New York Times

  2. But Cowell said: "People who've won a rosette at a donkey derby don't go on to win the grand national, your daughter cannot sing."
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Simon Cowell Source: Lancashire Evening Telegraph

  3. "We've got to get better play out of Baby," Celtics Coach Doc Rivers said, "and I told him that after the game. We do. He has to come in with that spirit he came in the famous Shrek and Donkey game."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: Los Angeles Times

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